ONG (Setor Social)

Development Director

O trabalho precisa ser executado em Colorado, US
Publicado há 25 dias

Resumo dos Detalhes

Comprometimento de Tempo
Carga Horária Integral
Prazo para Inscrições
17 de maio de 2024
Mestrado Requerido
Nível de Experiência
USD $70.000 - $80.000 / ano


Organizational Background

No Barriers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community that believes our barriers and differences unite us and make us stronger. We bring people together for shared experiences centered on outdoor adventure and wellness, that stretch comfort zones, build resilience, and help people develop the mindset that What’s Within You Is Stronger Than What’s In Your Way.  Our vision is to build an inclusive world for all where barriers don't stand in the way of possibilities.  We will accomplish this through our mission to provide transformative programs and experiences that shift mindsets, create belonging, and foster self-discovery to elevate individuals and their communities.  

We serve individuals of all abilities - including youth, veterans and caregivers.  We were founded on the premise of advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and providing inclusive, accessible environments for diverse populations to build community through shared experiences, giving individuals the opportunity to transform the way they see themselves and others.  Twenty years later, this remains at the forefront of our work.  

Position Summary 

The Development Director is the key leader primarily responsible for strategizing, planning and implementing a coordinated fundraising program and the identification and growth of new revenue sources.  This includes a strong focus on local and national fundraising efforts including areas such as:  corporate partners, individuals, grants and events.  The responsibilities include identifying, cultivating and soliciting donors, overseeing community partnerships, building networks and community outreach.  The Development Director oversees a staff of two, which also includes responsibility for identifying tactics and overseeing and performing fundraising tasks.  The Development Director reports directly to the Executive Director. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop a comprehensive yearly fundraising strategic plan that drives growth year-over-year and includes the engagement of current sources of revenue and develops new sources of revenue; 2023 goal of $2.5+M
  • Define KPI’s that inform and direct progress and future growth
  • Ensure compliance with standards for internal donor management.
  • Execute on developing and stewarding corporate partnerships, annual donor campaigns, and major donor initiatives
  • Ensure the successful development and execution of annual fundraising events including but not limited to What’s Your Everest, an annual team-based mountain hike for people of all abilities, and the No Barriers Summit, an annual event bringing together people of all backgrounds and abilities for shared experiences that include adventure, wellness, entertainment, and inspiration.
  • Create a new event to provide an alternative revenue source and different timing from The Summit and WYE
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Program staff to ensure successful execution of fundraising strategy
  • Provide on-the-ground support for fundraising special events including the recruitment of teams and individuals to drive fundraising
  • Help secure in-kind donations as needed to reduce organizational expenses and enhance the donor experience
  • Research current trends and opportunities to inform strategy and identify leads
  • Collaborate with Marketing on the creation of pitch decks and fundamental development materials to deliver on fundraising goals
  • Create, develop and deliver on a pipeline of grant opportunities
  • Develop and maintain relationships with donors through regular communication, and provide updates and reports on funded projects

Finance, Technology, Data Management, and Reporting

  • Successfully forecast, budget and manage revenue and expenses across the Development department, including inter-departmental efforts 
  • Leverage and use all forms of technology designed to reach and engage donors and potential donors including but not limited to online giving, mobile giving, social media, email, and direct mail.
  • In coordination with the CFO and administrative support staff, ensure the successful management of data entry needs, acknowledgement process, and reporting through the management of online giving platforms
  • In conjunction with Marketing, co-create strategy for donor communications, including segmented donor lists
  • Organize and make thank you phone calls and manage thank you mailings, including the engagement of staff and volunteers
  • Collaborate closely with the CFO on cash flow, forecasting, and financial metrics
  • Manage and enhance technology platforms to include Salesforce and iContact
  • Advise Finance staff on the classification of all gifts, including restricted vs. unrestricted

People Leadership

  • Supervise direct reports on the Development team 
  • Create a high performing team to support an effective culture and exceptional performance 
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Other Responsibilities

  • Work effectively across all departments to ensure knowledge and alignment of funding needs and opportunities
  • Support engagement, stewardship, and recognition of donors from across the organization
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director on the cultivation of Board and Ambassador fundraising opportunities and give/get requirements; creating opportunities for engagement
  • Support volunteers to execute annual giving projects including mailings and thank you calls
  • Lead donor-driven projects utilizing the project management process in collaboration with staff from across the organization


Knowledge, skills, and abilities-

  • Ability to develop and drive a successful fundraising strategy with effective executive that results in year-over-year growth
  • Proven ability to secure 6 and 7-figure gifts from individuals and/or corporate partners
  • Ability to engage others including local business leaders, volunteers, staff, corporate partners (local and national) and members of the Board of Directors
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills with astute attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Enthusiastic approach to the work and a proven desire to work within and across teams
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as a part of a dynamic and fast-paced team
  • Proven ability to communicate professionally and effectively both in writing and in person 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once with significant attention to detail
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to engage in planning discussions and balance both short term and long term growth goals
  • Excellent collaboration, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage within identified budgets and timelines
  • Experience working successfully with a variety of constituents, high-level volunteers, partners, and team members
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter who is self-motivated and task-oriented


  • Fast-paced and energetic work style — driven for success with a positive attitude that energizes others
  • Project Management—identifies and thinks through all necessary steps of a project, sets appropriate deadlines, moves seamlessly between prioritized tasks, identifies required participants and holds self and others accountable to outcomes and deadlines
  • Analytical Thinking—takes into account and analyzes various points of view and data to form a perspective appropriate for the execution of a plan that is in line with organizational priorities, including the identifying or anticipating problems and implementing of solutions
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking – is able to effectively build partnerships that meet the needs of the community and of No Barriers

Education and Experience—

  • Master’s degree in a field related to public relations, business, events, or nonprofit management preferred; BS/BA degree required
  • 5-10 years of proven professional experience in nonprofit fundraising with a track record of growth

Work Environment—

  • Flexible remote work environment with a one day per week requirement to be in the Fort Collins office (headquarters)  
  • Limited national travel is required

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

No Barriers celebrates diversity and strives to create an inclusive environment for employees and participants. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

No Barriers will make reasonable accommodations, as required by law, for the known physical or mental disabilities of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship upon business operations. An

accommodation is not reasonable if, even with the accommodation, the employee is

unable to perform essential job duties in a manner that would not endanger the

employee's health or safety of the employee or others.

Compensation | Benefits Package:

● Salary commensurate with experience $70,000-80,000

● Robust Health insurance benefits

● Flexible work schedule

● Generous PTO policy

● 401k matching program

Organizational Background

No Barriers is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a community that believes our barriers and differences unite us and make us stronger. We bring people together for shared experiences centered on…


Trabalho deve ser executado em Colorado, US
420 S Howes Suite B300, Fort Collins, CO 80521, United States

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If after reading through the job description you would like to apply for this position, please complete all sections of this application and submit by 05/12/24 (please note that applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are submitted). Once submitted, a confirmation notification message will pop up thanking you for your application. The No Barriers Hiring Team will then review your application and will contact you if they are interested in setting up an interview. If you need assistance with the application, you can contact No Barriers at

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